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Freedom Dialogues Turkey: The role of big tech in Turkey’s news ecosystem

The second episode of IPI’s new podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! Host Cansu Çamlıbel kicked-off the series last month with a conversation with prominent journalist Kadri Gürsel, the chair of IPI’s Turkey National Committee. Listen to the first episode here. For this second episode, Çamlıbel has interviewed Emre Kızılkaya, IPI Turkey […]

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Google’s ‘outrageous support to partisan media’ puts Turkey’s fragile communities at risk

By EMRE KIZILKAYA / Emre Kızılkaya wrote on Google’s policy and its impact on news ecosystem in Turkey

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Blog: Inside the start of Jamal Khashoggi murder trial in Turkey

About this blog: IPI member and representative İpek Yezdani attended the opening of the Jamal Khashoggi murder trial on July 3, 2020 in Istanbul. This is her account of the trial’s first day. It has been one year and nine months since the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

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Turkey: Alarming plans to further crackdown on social media

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners are alarmed by the Turkish President’s threats to further restrict or shut down social media. We call on Turkey to comply with its international obligations and refrain from measures that will further prevent and disrupt exercising the right to freedom of expression and information online. On 1 July, AKP […]

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